Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:45pm
Bannon Heralds "Deconstruction of Administrative State" and Trump's "New Political Order"
Giving rare public remarks on Thursday, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said the Trump cabinet was working towards the " deconstruction of the administrative state " and repeatedly referred to the media as "the opposition party." Bannon's speech at the 2017 Conservative Political Action...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:15pm
GOP Looking to Quietly Kill Resolution Demanding Transparency on Trump
Multiple House sources told Politico on Thursday that Republicans will seek to quash Rep. Jerry Nadler's (D-N.Y.) resolution to force President Donald Trump to disclose his ties with Russia, as well as possible business conflicts of interest. Republicans plan to send the "resolution of inquiry" to...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:15am
Scientists Report Escalating Attacks Under Trump, But Vow to Fight On
Climate scientists are reportedly facing escalating harassment and threats in the Trump era, bolstering fears of a McCarthy-style crackdown amid the fight against global warming—and prompting vows of resistance from the scientific community at-large. Although threats against climate experts are...
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:15pm
Ahead of DNC Vote, Progressives Make Final Pitch for Keith Ellison
Progressives are organizing a final push to get Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) elected as chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) ahead of a candidates' debate in Atlanta on Wednesday night and the vote on Saturday. Ellison has the support of 105 out of 240 DNC members, The Hill reports ,...
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:45pm
Trump's "Poisonous" Rhetoric Made World "Darker, Unstable": Amnesty
President Donald Trump has made the world a "darker...unstable place" with his campaign rhetoric, Amnesty International said Wednesday , calling his xenophobic language "divisive and poisonous." In its annual report on the state of the world, the international human rights watchdog said Trump led...
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:30am
Reclaiming Statue of Liberty's Message, Activists Drop 'Refugees Welcome' Banner
Activists scaled the base of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday to unfurl a massive banner reading "Refugees Welcome" across the observation deck. The 20-foot red-and-white banner was up from roughly 12:45pm to just before 4:00pm, when the National Park Service tore it down. In an email to local...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 3:45pm
"Love That Doesn't Risk Isn't Love": Amid Immigration Chaos, Sanctuaries Flourish
As President Donald Trump escalates his anti-immigration policies and rhetoric, more and more spaces are standing up for undocumented immigrants. The Guardian reported Tuesday on libraries throughout the country launching initiatives to make their immigrant visitors feel welcome, from hanging...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Lawmakers Call on Trump to End 'Blank Check for War'
Lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to officially declare war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and submit a resolution to Congress that limits his war powers. Led by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), 12 House Democrats and one House Republican sent a letter to Trump that asks the president...
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:15am
'Law Is on Our Side': Seattle Mayor Ready to Sue Trump for Answers on Immigration
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is ready to sue President Donald Trump if he keeps refusing to answer Murray's questions about his immigration policies, Politico reported Tuesday. The mayor is slated to use his State of the City speech Tuesday morning to announce plans to ask the Trump administration to...
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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Norway Pledges Millions to Growing Anti-Trump Global Abortion Fund
Norway has joined a growing international initiative to counter President Donald Trump's global anti-abortion measure, signed in January. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced over the weekend that the country would pledge an additional $10 million to support U.S.-backed charities...
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